Stylish and tasty way to give flowers to a Man: Chocolate and Marshmallow Cupcakes with Rose Frosting

Marshmallow candy originated in ancient Egypt. It was a honey candy that was flavoured and thickened with Marsh-Mallow plant sap, actually healthy. Today marshmallow is a confection that typically consists of sugar, corn syrup, water, and gelatin, whipped to a spongy consistency, moulded into small cylindrical pieces, and coated with corn starch. Until the mid […]

Pink Bling, Strictly for Ladies like Maria: A White Chocolate Caramel Cupcake with a Hidden Surprise

“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” Coco Chanel Making cupcakes, I feel, is an art. It is modern but classic, it is humble but dramatic and it is – by all means – cheeky and ladylike. There is more true sex appeal in a well thought through cupcake than it is in the usual […]

A Little Secret underneath: Chocolate Filled Neo (Oreo) Cupcakes

Unarguably, the best thing one can use a cookie for is: DUNKING! Experts are convinced, it is not just any old movement forcing a treat into a glass of sweet drink…no – no – no… There is a proven method to dunking, giving a priceless pleasure in return of sacrificing one’s table manners… SO, HOW DOES ONE DUNK […]

Double Rested Mint Focaccia

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius There are many simple pleasures in life that will (step-by-step but) answer the big question of life: how to be happy? Fresh bread combined with good quality ham and a hearty, artisan cheese is certainly one of those priceless clues… Focaccia … an epitome […]

Enchanted fantasy moments of life: a cup of Chai with Buttered Oat and Rye Bread

  “For it is a true fact that faeries, just like people, very often find that a full belly and a good friend are all that they need to be happy.”  C.S. Einfeld, Neverdark Reading for joy has always meant more to me than getting the message from letters. It has always been travelling, leaving myself and […]

Still baking with my Mother-In-Law: Traditional, old-fashioned Starter Potato Bread

“She went down to the threshing floor, and did according to all that her mother-in-law told her.” Ruth 3:6, Bible But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and […]